CD102.5 and Great Lakes Pintwood Derby

May 19th, 2017

Join Great Lakes Brewing Company and the CD102.5 Scene Team at Pins Mechanical Company on FRIDAY, May nineteenth for the inaugural PINTwood derby! What is the Pintwood Derby?  It’s the 21 and-up version of the Pinewood Derby, plus beer! Test your engineering prowess or just spectate the races as you choose between six different Great Lakes brews on tap. Register your Pintwood derby car below to reserve your lane and have a chance at the GRAND PRIZE GREAT LAKES BREWERY TOUR. Limited entries so hurry! Great beer, great times, Great Lakes!

Date: Friday May 19th
Day of Registration: 4:30pm - 6:00pm at Pins Mechanical
Race Begins Promptly at: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Place: Outside patio on 4th street, weather permitting. If it’s bad whether we will have to put it inside.

Beer List:

Turntable Pilsner
Dortmunder Gold Lager
Commodore Perry IPA
Hop Madness Double IPA
Holy Moses White Ale
Rally Drum Red Ale

The Scene Team will be on-site from 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Car Kits can be found/purchased at the following locations:

Pins Mechanical Co.: Head in to buy a kit and register on site for the race.

Big Room Bar: Head in to the Big Room Bar to also register and buy a kit for the race. 

Pintwood Derby Rules and Car Specs:

Width: Not to exceed 2.75 inches
Length: Not to exceed 7 inches
Height: 3.5 inches
Weight: Not to exceed 5 ounces
Must have 3/8 inch clearance under the body of the car. Low hanging weights must be moved to another part of the car or flush with the bottom of the car
Axels: Only official Pinewood Derby kit axles can be used
Wheels can be sanded to remove imperfections but treads must be left flat. Wheels cannot be any smaller than 1.170’’ in diameter
Wheel bearings, bushings, washers or hubcaps are prohibited
Dry lubricant only. No liquid lubricant allowed.



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